Kelly A. DeSalvatore Associate




Kelly DeSalvatore provides coverage counseling to underwriters, brokers and policyholders. Her insurance coverage experience includes a prior position in the employment practices liability claims department at one of the largest property and casualty insurance companies. 

Kelly has extensive experience drafting reservation of rights letters, in which she evaluated the insurer’s duty to defend, allocated for covered and uncovered loss, and determined whether failure to provide timely notice of claims precluded coverage under policies.

Areas of Focus

Employment Practice Liability (EPL)
Kelly’s practice includes coverage evaluation and advocating for favorable resolutions of EEOC charges and civil actions. These lawsuits and administrative complaints involve a wide range of claims for violations of state and federal employment laws, including discrimination allegations, wrongful termination, sexual harassment and retaliation claims. 

Lawyers' Professional Liability (LPL)
Kelly’s practice includes coverage evaluation for claims against their insureds involving dozens of practice areas. She also has extensive experience handling bar complaints, the resolution of which directly impacts the reputation and livelihood of her clients’ insureds.